Selmar Institute of Education

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CHC43015Selmar Institute of Education
Duration
Up to 14 monthsself-paced
Study mode
Online
Next start date
Anytime

Why study this course

  • Build on your knowledge of the aged care industry and prepare for roles such as Care Supervisor or Program Coordinator
  • Explore effective support, communication and behaviour management strategies, as well as industry requirements, safety procedures and cultural sensitivity
  • This course is aimed at people who are already working in the aged care industry who are looking for professional and career development opportunities

Please note this course is only available to students in Victoria and metropolitan Sydney.

Recognition

This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualifications Framework

Entry requirements

  • Be currently employed in a community services organisation; AND
  • Meet the language, literacy and numeracy standards equivalent to Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 3

In addition, you will need to provide evidence of a current Police Check AND have had a flu and/or COVID-19 vaccination.

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered entirely online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn to:

  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Support independence and wellbeing
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • Provide support to people living with dementia
  • Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  • Coordinate service for older people
  • Show leadership in the workplace
  • Assist clients with medication

Enquire with Selmar Institute of Education to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Selmar Institute of Education to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Selmar Institute of Education can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

During this course, you must complete 120 hours of work placement in an aged care facility.


Enquire with Selmar Institute of Education to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

Career Insights

Explore roles related to this industry:

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Aged Care Support Worker
$60k1,970
Assistant In Nursing
$50k2,466
Personal Care Assistant
$55k2,017
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Support and delivery

When you study with Selmar Institute of Education you will:

  • Benefit from a human-centred approach to education that focuses on the development of soft skills such as communication, adaptability, empathy and assertiveness
  • Have access to an online portal that provides you with interactive learning opportunities, the chance to collaborate with peers and technical support when needed
  • Learn from trainers who all have years of experience in their industry
  • Benefit from personalised support throughout, including a dedicated trainer, a learning success team, and a placement coordinator who can help you organise any work placements

Find out more about this course

Selmar Institute of Education

Certificate IV in Ageing SupportCHC43015

You may wish to discuss the following with Selmar Institute of Education:

  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
  • Support with sourcing placements

Submit an enquiry direct to Selmar Institute of Education.

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